Seattle Light Rail Station Closes Due to Anti-Israel Demonstration

King 5 News
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Article Source: King 5 News

  • Sound Transit closed the University District Link light rail station in Seattle for four hours on Saturday night, citing “safety reasons” related to a planned pro-Palestine demonstration.
  • The closure, announced on social media, disrupted service with trains bypassing the station. Access into and out of the station was restricted due to the protest, and Link Shuttle buses replaced the 1 Line between Roosevelt Station and the University of Washington Station.
  • The demonstration, organized by the Palestinian Youth Movement, aimed to denounce the connections between publicly funded Sound Transit and multinational conglomerate Siemens, accusing Siemens of supporting Israeli occupation and colonization in Palestine. READ MORE

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